In partnership with HEM (A private business school in Marrakech), MasterPeace Morocco organized the 1st edition of first African Youth Leadership Summit (AYLS) , that took place from 21st to 25th of September 2017. A press conference was held on the first day to present AYLS main objectives and the core challenges that young Africans face. AYLS gathered, through a selective process, a group of young leaders and entrepreneurs from the whole continent in addition to a group of regional and national journalists. More than 100 delegates coming from 23 different countries were united on the evening of the international day of peace 21st September at Royal theater to attend the opening ceremony of the conference that celebrated the African unity and diversity. Later on, an institutional dinner followed to establish a working frame between participants and speakers. The opening panel was under the title of “Africa in 2030 and the role of entrepreneurs” a panel that focused on the role of entrepreneurship in the growth of the African economy and the challenges that the new young enterprises face in order to build their names . Other panels were about, Peace and security, Entrepreneurship In Africa and the role of Education, Public policies and their role in supporting African youth. The delegates had also a time for entertainment and wander the city of Marrakech such as a city tour at Jamaa Lafana square and a special night at The Wakky Club. The closing ceremony of AYSL 2017 was special for the success of the first edition and the announcement of a new network “African youth council “ that aims to implement all the resolutions made during the AYLS starting from rising awareness and mobilizing people to achieve the sustainable development goals SGDs.